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Summer Institute


Victoria University City Tower is a state-of-the-art learning space that offers a wide range of facilities. Use this section to learn more about the Summer Institute venue.


Summer Institute sessions will be held on floors three, four, seven and eight of Victoria University City Tower.

Use the maps below to find your Community of Practice and Workshop rooms.

Ground Floor

Ground Floor

Floor Three

Level 3

Floor Four

Level 4

Floor Seven

Level 7

Floor Eight

Level 8

First Aid and Medical

Where possible, contact an AVID Australia staff member in the case of any incident that requires First Aid or urgent medical attention.

Emergency Security and First Aid

Ext: 6666 (Internal phone call)
Tel: 9919 6666 (external phone call)

If you are unable to get through, phone Ex 0 000 (if dialling from within VU) or 000 (if not calling from a VU phone) and request the service: Police, Fire Brigade, and Ambulance.

Nearby Medical Centres for non-urgent medical care

The Town Medical Centre
Level 5/179 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Collins Street Medical Centre
7/267 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

City Medical
Ground/200 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Parenting Room

A parenting room is available in room T1006 on floor 10 of the Summer Institute venue.

Prayer Room

A prayer room is available in room RO0301A on floor 3 at 295 Queen Street, adjacent to Victoria University City Tower.


We are committed to ensuring that Summer Institute is an accessible event.

Victoria University City Tower and Q Events are accessible venues. Accessible facilities are available on every level of Victoria University City Tower.

The eLearning course materials include transcripts for videos, alt text for images and colour compliance.  Our AVID eLearning platform also has an Immersive Reader application.   

If you require any assistance in accessing the venue or course materials, please contact AVID.Australia@vu.edu.au by Wednesday 23 November.


The AVID Australia team is here to help you get the most out of your Summer Institute experience.

Technical or other issues?

Help Desk During Summer Institute

If you are having technical issues, please place the red cup over the top of the green cup in the centre of your table.

Help Desk After Summer Institute

If you require technical assistance in accessing these materials after Summer Institute, please contact AVID Australia at avid.australia@vu.edu.au.